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Betty Jean (Morgan) Stewart
April 8, 1934 ~ May 10, 2023 (age 89) 89 Years Old
Mrs. Betty Jean Morgan Stewart, age 89, of Blackshear, passed away Wednesday evening (5/10/23) at Baptist Village Retirement Communities following an extended illness.
Born April 8, 1934, in Nahunta, Georgia, she was a daughter of the late C.E. and Candice Harris Morgan. She grew up in Brantley County and moved to Waycross for several years before moving to Pierce County in 1978. She was a longtime homemaker and was a longtime volunteer with the Pierce County Nursing Home Auxiliary as one of the Pink Ladies.
She was a longtime member of Youmans Chapel Baptist Church and attended the Senior Adult Sunday School Class.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, W.A. “Bill” Stewart, Sr.; a son, W.A. “Buddy” Stewart, Jr.; her stepmother who raised her, Inez Morgan; sister, Clarice Bell; and 5 brothers, Rudolph Morgan, Brooker Morgan, Fenton Morgan, Edgar Morgan, and Royce Morgan.
Survivors include her daughter, Becky Pardon of Blackshear; 2 sons and daughters-in-law, Ted (Charlotte) Stewart and Jeffrey (Nickie) Stewart, all of Blackshear; a daughter-in-law, Lorri Stewart-Meyer of Blackshear; 3 grandchildren, Tommy Pardon of Nahunta, Rebecca Stewart Brown (husband B.J.) of Blackshear, and Matthew Stewart of Waycross; 2 great grandchildren, Jackson Brown and Marleigh Kate Brown; 2 brothers, Glenn Morgan (wife Betty) of Hawthorne, FL and Regan Morgan (wife Marilynn) of Hoboken; a sister-in-law, Elender Morgan of Nahunta; and brother-in-law and sister-in-law, James and Alyce Roberson of Blackshear; and numerous nieces, nephews, and other relatives.
A funeral service will take place Saturday (5/13/23) at 12 p.m. in the chapel of Hart Funeral Home. Burial will follow in the Enon Cemetery.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Saturday morning one hour prior to the service.
Sympathy may be expressed by signing online at www.hartfh.com.
Hart Funeral Home of Blackshear is in charge of arrangements.